Free Software Foundation To Revise GNU License
A first stab at the new license will be released by the FSF at a conference it's holding at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in mid-January. The final GPLv3 license is expected by spring 2007.
Open For Business (Intelligence)
"We are the most open-source-friendly traditional business intelligence vendor." That seems to be the mantra of every BI software maker these days, and they'll fall all over each other to yell it the loudest.
BI: A Worthwhile Use For Cell Phones?
Like many of the technological devices I own, I've got a love-hate relationship with my cell phone. That said, I'm sometimes staggered by the new capabilities being built into mobile phones. Do I really want to watch TV on my cell phone? Does anyone? Is that really necessary?
Massachusetts Siding With Microsoft In Office Format Fracas
In a reversal, the state of Massachusetts has thrown its support to Microsoft in an ongoing battle over office-software formats, and has launched an investigation into the state's former IT chief, who had been championing open-source software.
New Path Of Attack
Just when patching showed progress against the worst security threats, cybercriminals shift their focus.
State Of The Union
It seems as if government IT projects are doomed to fail. Some are--but Uncle Sam is learning, too.
Medical group uses a data warehouse and reporting software to monitor emergency rooms for disease trends
Tablet PCs: Stuck In A Niche
Can touch-screen technology, lighter systems, and wider use of 'digital ink' move pen-based computing beyond health-care, pharmaceutical, and education markets?
Going With The Flow
Flow-based network monitoring provides managers with more useful information, such as application performance and bandwidth usage.
HP Plunges Into SOA Consulting
Hewlett-Packard launched a suite of services to help companies move legacy applications to a service-oriented architecture.
Q&A: Microsoft Touts New Ajax Tools
InformationWeek talks to Microsoft Product Manager Brian Goldfarb about the trendy new Web technology called Ajax, and Microsoft's plans for tools to make Ajax development easier.
Joel Ronning, CEO at Digital River Inc.
Digital River Inc.'s CEO has this thing for water--just look at the company name. He founded Digital River in 1994 to build and manage E-commerce operations and sites for other businesses, letting them focus on what they do best.